Issued five days' rations in the morning. Watched the boys play chess. Had a good visit with Thede and Charley. News in papers a little more encouraging. In the evening heard Co. H boys sing. Enjoyed it much. Capt. Nettleton and Col. Ratliffe told me some news.
SOURCE: Frances Andrews Tenney, War Diary Of Luman Harris Tenney, p. 69